Video Learning Segment – Organizational Behavior Chapter 15

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     Chapter 15
Organizational Culture

Organizational Culture
      Organizational Culture

• Organizational (or corporate) culture
  – A system of shared assumptions, values and
    beliefs that show people what is appropriate
    and inappropriate behavior.
• A organization’s culture
  – May be a competitive advantage because it is
    so difficult to replicate.
     • Zappos.com
     • Best Buy
     • Google
      Organizational Culture

• Onboarding
  – Process through which new employees learn
    the attitudes, knowledge, skills, and behaviors
    required to function effectively within an
    organization.
      Organizational Culture

• An overview of organizational (corporate)
  culture and onboarding.

  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92lg7EvwKBE
      Organizational Culture

• Discussion Question
  – How was onboarding discussed in the video?
      Organizational Culture

• Discussion Question
  – How would this situation (with the new Vice
    President) impact the productivity of the
    organization?
      Organizational Culture

• Discussion Question
  – If you were the new Vice President and
    preferred to communicate in person, what
    would you do?
      Organizational Culture

• Discussion Question
  – Understanding and influencing corporate
    culture is important in which functions in the
    P-O-L-C framework?
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     Chapter 15
Organizational Culture

     Onboarding
                Onboarding

• Onboarding
  – Also called organizational socialization
  – Process by which new employees learn
    attitudes, knowledge, skills and behaviors
    required to be effective in an organization
                 Onboarding

• What is the best way to behave when you
  join a new company?

       http://www.bnet.com/2422-13722_23-248393.html
               Onboarding

• Discussion Question
  – Do you remember when you started a new job
    or internship? What did you do to “learn the
    ropes” and fit into the organization?
              Onboarding

• Discussion Question
  – Was the culture of the company you worked
    for informal or formal? How do you know?
               Onboarding

• Discussion Question
  – Is onboarding easy or hard to do?
               Onboarding

• Discussion Question
  – What can you do to accelerate the onboarding
    process?